The Best Kanji Learning Programs
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by Kanae Nakamine, David Honeycutt, and Ian J. Battaglia
10M ago
Learning kanji is tough. The unfamiliar shapes. All the different ways to read a single kanji. And what's more — there are over 2,000 of them to learn?! Unfortunately, there's no shortcut around these hurdles. And I'm not gonna lie, learning kanji ..read more
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The Best Hiragana & Katakana Learning Resources
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by Kanae Nakamine
10M ago
Hiragana and katakana are literally the ABCs of Japanese. They're the most basic types of Japanese characters and essential parts of the Japanese language. Learning these two types of characters is often the very first step to learning Japanese, too ..read more
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New Japanese Learning Resources: Winter 2022
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by David Honeycutt, Ian J. Battaglia, and Rachel Grant
1y ago
The year might be drawing to a close, but it's a perfect time to do something new with your Japanese study! Take a look below at the latest list of Japanese learning resources, lovingly selected by our team, to help supercharge your Japanese study ..read more
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WaniKani Winter Sale 2022-2023 Has Begun
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by Kanae Nakamine
1y ago
The WaniKani Winter Sale has begun! Just like in previous years, we're offering 33% off WaniKani lifetime accounts, so the regular price of $299 is now $199. The sale ends on January 5th, 2023, so don't miss your chance if you were waiting for this ..read more
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11 Japanese Expressions for Different Levels of Uncertainty
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by Mami Suzuki
1y ago
Even in situations when Japanese people are quite positive that something is true, they typically hold back on expressing claims. Similar to how one might use a layer of wrapping paper to hide what is really within a package, when speaking Japanese ..read more
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〜ている vs 〜てある vs 〜ておく: How Are They Different?
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by Mami Suzuki, Michele Fujii, and Kanae Nakamine
1y ago
Learning to differentiate the subtle nuances between 〜ている, 〜てある, and 〜ておく might be one of the biggest headaches for Japanese learners. Not only do they look similar, but they can all serve a similar purpose, too: these grammar patterns describe a situation ..read more
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What is Yuri? Queer Women Content in Japanese Media
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by Emily Suvannasankha
1y ago
You've probably heard of Boys' Love, or BL, a well-known genre in Japan that focuses on romantic relationships between male characters. But have you ever stopped to wonder where all the LGBTQ+ women are in Japanese media? I know I have. Luckily for ..read more
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The Best Japanese E-Book Retailors for Japanese Learners
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by Emily Suvannasankha, David Honeycutt, Kanae Nakamine, and Ian J. Battaglia
1y ago
Hey you! Do you want to read more Japanese books but don't fancy paying international shipping fees? Or maybe you don't want to wait for them to come in the mail, or would simply rather not acquire tons of dead trees you'll have to lug around next ..read more
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New Japanese Learning Resources: Fall 2022
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by David Honeycutt, Ian J. Battaglia, and Rachel Grant
1y ago
Changing leaves, cooler weather, the scent of pumpkin spice — break out the flannel, Autumn's here! For many, that might mean back to school, but even if not, it's a great time to refocus your Japanese studies. Here's some of the best Japanese learning ..read more
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10 of the Best Intermediate Japanese Language Learning Podcasts
Tofugu — A Japanese Culture & Language Blog
by Ian J. Battaglia
1y ago
Have you ever started to feel confident about your Japanese ability, only to try and turn on a Japanese movie or TV show and not understand more than a smattering of words? Don't worry, this is totally normal. Listening can be one of the most difficult ..read more
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